Tour News Search the Database
Home Players | Seasons | Tournaments | Rankings | Leaders | Awards | History

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Database Statistics
  Men Women Total
Players: 12587 9658 22245
Tournaments: 2082 1650 3732
Happy Birthday
Joe Anselmo 59
Dan McElligot 58
Jason Pursley 54
Rich Hunnell 49
Jeff Skipper 49
Katrien De Decker 48
Paola Paggi 47
Marie-Andree Lessard 46
Michelle Soares 45
Shinya Hata 44
Rosemarie Simon 43
Priit Luik 43
Jill Chlebeck 43
Arvid Kinder 43
Jennifer Dalhausser 42
Olomiye Temitope Tosin 42
Olubusayo Oluwaseun 42
Ricky Hoag 40
Andrew Adamson 40
Anne Friedrich 39
Aden Tutton 39
Marie Burmester 38
Sofia Lima 36
Francois Allaire 36
Ana Lima 36
TJ Read 35
Alejandro Lazo 35
Diana Rios 34
Julieta Puntin 34
Brent Reynolds 33
Lorenz Teege 32
Vladislav Ermilov 31
Diogo Maia 28
Aseah Thomas 28
Alhousseiny Sylla 28
Alhassane Sylla 28
Diogo Ferreira 28
Sam Dunbavin 28
Lin Lyu 25
Annija Jurdza 24
Viktoriia Petrenko 24
Ekaterina Katser 23
Diana Ramirez 23
Trey White 23
Elizaveta Ludkova 22
Kotryna Cyvaite 18
Today In
Beach Volleyball History
In 1998
Rogerio 'Para' Ferreira and Guilherme Marques won the FIVB Brazil Open.  It was the 7th win for Rogerio 'Para' Ferreira, the 8th win for Guilherme Marques, and the 7th win for the team.
Search other dates...
Find us on Facebook for more news
Latest News and Feature Articles
Tainá and Victoria start with a big win in Doha
Brazilians Tainá Bigi and Victoria Lopes were one of four women’s teams to go undefeated on the opening day of the 2023 Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Finals, in Doha, Qatar, on Wednesday. Entered in the tournament that reunites the top ten teams of the season in each gender thanks to a wildcard, the Brazilians had a promising start to their campaign...

Read more from
World champ Ondrej Perusic: Even winning a medal was a utopian idea
Ondrej Perusic & David Schweiner’s 2023 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship title may have come as a surprise to many. Even to the Czech players themselves, it was a “utopian idea”, but judging by the growth and the consistency their team has shown over the years, that triumph was a logical point on their journey in the magical world of beach volleyball.

Read more from
Time for Beach Pro Tour season’s last and most important event
Doha braces itself for the last and most prestigious event of the 2023 Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour season. 10 men’s and 10 women’s teams are set to compete for champions-of-the-champions honours at The Finals in the Qatari capital from Wednesday, December 6, through Saturday, December 9. This is the second edition of The Finals.

Read more from
Tina and Anastasija continue to climb after Nuvali gold
Tina Graudina and Anastasija Samoilova’s first victory on the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour was worth more than the long-waited gold medals to them as the Latvians also managed to move up one spot in the FIVB Olympic Rankings following their title in Nuvali, the Philippines, on Sunday. The rankings, which will determine 17 of the 24 teams that will compete in next year’s Paris Olympics...

Read more from
Seidl & Pristauz achieve new high in World Ranking
This week’s update of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Ranking was mainly affected by two factors: the addition of the points from last week’s Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Nuvali Challenge in the Philippines and the expiration of the points from last year’s Torquay Elite16 in Australia. Thus, both the men’s and the women’s Nuvali winners moved up the chart...

Read more from
Beach Update: Finals Week for Top U.S. Teams in Doha
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 5 , 2023) – Get set for a big week across the beach volleyball landscape. In this latest beach update, we preview the 2023 BPT Finals in Doha featuring the top ranked U.S. teams. NORCECA San Salvador also begins this week, and we recap the results from Challenge Nuvali last week.

Read more from
Tina Graudina, Anastasija Samoilova win first gold, leap up Olympic beach rankings
Tina Graudina and Anastasija Samoilova have won two European Championships. Claimed an Olympic qualifying event in Haiyang, China. They’ve been the Cinderellas of an Olympic Games, dancing and twirling to fourth in the Tokyo Games, where they were the first Latvian women’s team to ever compete in an Olympics. Yet they’d never won a Beach Pro Tour event.

Read more from
Volleyball Empowerment Teams Shine At CAVB Zone II And VI Road To Paris Beach Volleyball Qualifiers
Volleyball Empowerment teams impressed during the Zone II and VI qualifiers for the CAVB Beach Volleyball Continental Cup next year. The qualification tournaments are a pathway to the Olympic Games Paris 2024 with the winner of the Continental Cup set to represent Africa at the Summer Games next year.

Read more from
U19 And U17 Zonal Beach Volleyball Champions Crowned In Central America
The La Sabana Metropolitan Park in San Jose hosted four Association of Central American Volleyball Federations (AFECAVOL) zonal beach volleyball tournaments simultaneously. The first editions of the girls’ and boys’ Central American U17 Beach Volleyball Championships and the second editions of the men’s and women’s Central American U19 Beach Volleyball Championships...

Read more from
Tina/Anastasija and Seidl/Pristauz triumph in Nuvali
Teams from Latvia, Austria, Spain and Lithuania made it to the podium at the Asian event, which was the last Challenge tournament of the international season, giving Europe two golds, one silver and one bronze medals. The women’s tournament had an all-European final, with two-time continental champions Tina Graudina and Anastasija Samoilova of Latvia...

Read more from
Anastasija & Tina celebrate first-ever world-level gold
It is quite amazing that Anastasija Samoilova & Tina Graudina have been up there among the world’s top women’s beach volleyball teams for a while, but they had never won gold in a world-level tournament – neither on the FIBV Beach Volleyball World Tour, nor on the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour… Until today that is! The Latvian pair topped the final standings at the Nuvali Challenge...

Read more from
Beach Volleyball Commission Reflects On Remarkable 2023 On Sand!
The FIVB Beach Volleyball Commission this week celebrated what has been a remarkable year for the sport during its annual meeting which was held in a hybrid format, with the Commission President Vicente Araujo and Secretary Edward Drakich both joining from the FIVB Headquarters. During the meeting, the Commission reflected on the successful Beach Pro Tour 2023...

Read more from
View the News Archive...
Please Donate to Keep BVBInfo Going


Ongoing Tournaments
Dec 6-9
Beach Pro Tour Finals Men Doha, Qatar
Dec 6-9
Beach Pro Tour Finals Women Doha, Qatar
Doha, Qatar
Special Links
North Pole Beach Volleyball

Upcoming Tournaments
Dates Tour Tournament Gender Purse
Dec 6-9, 2023 FIVB BPT Finals Doha 2023, Qatar M US$400,000
Dec 6-9, 2023 FIVB BPT Finals Doha 2023, Qatar W US$400,000
Dec 8-10, 2023 NORCECA NORCECA San Salvador, El Salvador M US$3,500
Dec 8-10, 2023 NORCECA NORCECA San Salvador, El Salvador W US$3,500
Dec 15-17, 2023 NORCECA NORCECA Juan Dolio (Final), Dominican Republic M US$3,500
Dec 15-17, 2023 NORCECA NORCECA Juan Dolio (Final), Dominican Republic W US$3,500
Jun 6-9, 2024 CEV Under Age Euro Beach Volley U22, Izmir, Türkiye M&W
Jul 11-14, 2024 CEV Under Age Euro Beach Volley U18, Kachreti, Georgia M&W
Jul 25-28, 2024 CEV Under Age Euro Beach Volley U20, Myslowice, Poland M&W
Jul 27-Aug 10, 2024 FIVB Olympic Games Paris 2024, France M&W US$


Copyright © 1999-2023 Beach Volleyball Database.
Please read disclaimer before using data or photographs.
News Dataset Rendered: 12/6/2023 3:07:14 PM